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Bourbon “stands tall” to pull off huge win over fifth ranked Nicholas County

By Editor | February 22, 2024

Lady Colonels used their height to slow down the All ‘A’ 10th Region Champions   JARRETT VAN METER l jarrettvanmeter@gmail.com    PARIS, KY – It was speed versus length on Wednesday night inside Russ Day Gym, with the visiting Nicholas County wielding the former and the home Bourbon County girls owning the latter. Led by…

Coach Aaron Speaks moves to No. 2 on Ladyhounds’ all-time wins list

By Editor | February 15, 2024

Half of his program’s wins have come against schools size 4A and above   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   PARIS – Back on January 27th of 2024, Ladyhound Head Basketball Coach Aaron Speaks became the program’s all-time second winningest coach when his team knocked off West Carter 60-52 inside Earl Redwine Gymnasium. As of…

Astonishing nine football Greyhounds will sign their National Letter of Intent on Friday

By Editor | February 7, 2024

It’ll be a great day for Greyhound Nation, as they highlight the true meaning of that #parispride     IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com     PARIS, KY – According to Head Greyhound football coach Tyquan Rice, eight of his players will sign their Nation Letter of Intent to continue their football playing days at…

Amari Bartelson powers Bourbon County past Nicholas County; Colonels end six-game losing streak

By Editor | January 18, 2024

  Colonels hit 20 of their 23 free throw attempts to hold off the very determined Bluejackets   JARRETT VANMETER l Citizen Writer   PARIS, KY – It has been a streaky season for the Bourbon County boys basketball team: three losses to begin the year, followed by seven wins, then six losses. The Colonels…

Bourbon County High School’s inaugural athletic hall of fame banquet will be held on December 9th

By Editor | November 15, 2023

The first class will be introduced on Friday, December 8th   PRESS RELEASE  I For The Citizen   PARIS, KY – It took some time, but now that all of the large and small details have been worked out, the inaugural Bourbon County High School Sports Hall of Fame Banquet will be held on Saturday…

Greyhounds drop one spot to No. 6 in latest 1A Kentucky High School Football Media Poll

By Editor | October 20, 2023

Paris will lockup a home playoff game with a win over Fairview tonight on Coach Tyquan Rice’s birthday   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   LOUISVILLE – Coach Tyquan Rice’s Paris Greyhounds, freshly off a 43-13 defeat at the hands of top ranked Raceland, moved down one spot following their first loss of the season…

Bourbon County eliminates Montgomery County following another epic five sets battle between the two schools

By Editor | October 17, 2023

Lady Colonels will face defending champion George Rogers Clark tonight for the 40th District Volleyball Title JARRETT VAN METER I For The Citizen   WINCHESTER – When Bourbon County and Montgomery County volleyball take the floor, you better settle in. For the third time this season, the two teams played five sets. After splitting two…

Greyhounds ranked No. 5 in the latest 1A Kentucky High School Football Media Poll

By Editor | September 20, 2023

Paris, who will be off this week, will face Bishop Brossart, winner of the last six games against the Hounds, next week for homecoming   IVAN K. RICE I doctorofsports@aol.com   LOUISVILLE – Coach Tyquan Rice’s Paris Greyhounds, freshly off a thrilling 39-37 come from behind win (three times) over previously undefeated Rockcastle County, entered…

Seventeen inducted into the Paris Greyhound Athletic Hall of Fame

By Editor | September 8, 2023

“PARIS HIGH SCHOOL … WHERE TRADITION NEVER GRADUATES” STORY SUBMITTED I Hall of Fame Committee   PARIS, KY – In a special ceremony that was held prior to the start of the Paris Greyhounds versus Paintsville football game at Blanton Collier Stadium, 17 new members were inducted into the 30th Paris High School Greyhound Hall…

KHSAA Tennis state championships started this morning at two sites

By Editor | May 30, 2023

Garza, Davis and the Earlywine brothers representing Bourbon County STORY SUBMITTED I For The Citizen   LEXINGTON, KY – The 2023 KHSAA Tennis State Championships presented by UK HealthCare returned to the Lexington area this morning, with first serve started at 8 a.m. ET and competition running throughout the morning, afternoon, and evening. The Bourbon…